Effect of audit and feedback, and reminder messages on primary-care radiology referrals: a randomised trial.

@article{Eccles2001EffectOA,
  title={Effect of audit and feedback, and reminder messages on primary-care radiology referrals: a randomised trial.},
  author={Martin Paul Eccles and N. W. Steen and J. Grimshaw and Laura Thomas and Paul McNamee and Jennifer Soutter and John Wilsdon and Lloyd Matowe and Gillian Needham and Fabien Gilbert and Sharon B Bond},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2001},
  volume={357 9266},
  pages={1406-9}
}
BACKGROUND Radiological tests are often used by general practitioners (GPs). These tests can be overused and contribute little to clinical management. We aimed to assess two methods of reducing GP requests for radiological tests in accordance with the UK Royal College of Radiologists' guidelines on lumbar spine and knee radiographs. METHODS We assessed audit and feedback, and educational reminder messages in six radiology departments and 244 general practices that they served. The study was a… CONTINUE READING

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